Speaker : Hazel McDonald

BEng (Hons), PhD, CEng, MICE

Educated at Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities, Hazel has been involved in the maintenance and asset management of Trunk Road structures with Transport Scotland for 12 years. Previous experience with Cumbria County Council in design and maintenance followed a PhD in 'Temperature Effects in Concrete Box Girder Bridges' and bridge inspection and assessment for Mott MacDonald. In Transport Scotland, Hazel leads a team managing the inspection, maintenance and improvement of Scottish Trunk Road structures with a budget of £62.5m. Hazel also holds specialist portfolios for concrete standards, hidden defects and resilience.